HEALTH & WELLNESS

RWJUH/Somerset First in NJ to Offer Specialized Services for LGBTQIA Community

January 26, 2017

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset (RWJUH) will become the first hospital in New Jersey to offer specialized primary care services to the LGBTQIA community when it opens its PROUD Family Health Office on Monday, Jan. 30.

The PROUD Family Health office is located at RWJUH/Somerset, 110 Rehill ...

Free Flu Shots Available in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Adults 18 and older who are residents of Somerset County can get a free flu shot on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at the Somerset County Human Services Building, 27 Warren St., between 4-6 p.m.

The NJ Department of Health reports that flu activity is high in Somerset County, and in all areas of New Jersey.    

Free flu shots will also be available ...

Saint Peter’s to Promote Career Growth for African-American Men

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A greater number of African-American men could earn leadership positions in Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in the near future.

That’s because the group, which runs a hospital in the city, is launching a mentoring program designed to “increase opportunities” in management for African-American men. A $16,000 grant from the Catholic ...

Rutgers Scientists Hope New Discovery Will Help Treat Dementia

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — New research from Rutgers University could help scientists in their quest to identify drugs that could “prevent” dementia, according to the school.

Rutgers scientists published their findings on a “molecular pathway” in the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory this month in the journal Cell Reports. Using mice in a laboratory, ...

From Addiction to Sobriety – A Survivor’s Story

Editor’s Note:  This is a true story about a recovering addict who wanted to share the struggles of her journey to sobriety.  Her name has been changed to protect the privacy of family members.  If anyone would like to contact “Natalie” please contact Darlene Cullen at dcullen@tapinto.net, all inquiries will be forwarded to “Natalie” and will ...

Somerset Mother Has Reunion with Somerville Doctor Who Saved Her Life

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Casey Cattell had a difficult pregnancy and delivery, dodging death not once, but twice.

Both times, her life and the life of her baby were saved by the quick action of emergency room doctors and staff, the first time at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset and three months later at RWJUH/New Brunswick - just one week after giving birth to her son, ...

Saint Peter’s University Hospital Auxiliary
 Donates Money Toward Emergency Services

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The Saint Peter’s University Hospital Auxiliary donated $20,000 last month to the hospital's emergency department.

The gift was part of the auxiliary's $100,000 pledge toward the department's fundraising campaign. The auxiliary collected the money during its second annual pocketbook bingo event, which was held in late October.

Saint Peter’s to Celebrate MLK Jr. Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — For 26 years, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System has celebrated Martin Luther King Jr., his role in the civil rights movement and impact on the U.S.

This year will be no different in New Brunswick.

Saint Peter’s is hosting an interfaith event honoring the reverend and civil rights leader at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 in the Sister Marie De Pazzi ...

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